Cookies Statement

1. Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are automatically placed on your computer by the internet browser when you visit the Site. Only your internet browser will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that unique cookie which is stored on your hard ware. The cookie contains some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the Site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences (e.g. choice of language, country). Sanofi-Aventis Groupe only uses strictly necessary cookies which are essential to the operation of this Site and generally improve your use of the Site.

2. Web Analytics and Third Party Services

Sanofi-Aventis Groupe likes to understand how visitors use the Site, e.g. the number of visitors per day, usage behavior. In order to do so Sanofi-Aventis Groupe may use a tracking technology (web analytics services) and may automatically receive and record non-personal information on its server logs. These web analytics services are also set as cookies. Such a cookie can, amongst other things, track the web pages you visit and the options you use. Sanofi-Aventis Groupe uses these data to make the Site more user-friendly and efficient. This Site uses the following web analytics cookies:

  • Google Analytics: The Site will place a cookie of the company Google as part of the service “Analytics”. Sanofi-Aventis Groupe uses this service to track and obtain reports on how visitors are using the Site. The information obtained with this cookie, which includes the IP-address of your computer, will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may share that information with third parties if Google is obliged to do so by law or to the extent such third parties are processing this information on behalf of Google. Sanofi-Aventis Groupe has no influence on this. The same process is done when the Site uses Google maps.

3. The cookies we use

On this website, we use cookies to measure audience and your use of the website and to improve it.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary to enable you to move about the site or to provide certain features you have requested.

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Performance cookies

These cookies help to improve the performance of the website, providing a better user experience.

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4. Control Cookies

You can decline the use of these cookies by changing your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. To learn more about how to do this, visit the help pages of your browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features of the Site, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

You may also opt out of third party cookies by following the instructions provided by each third party in its privacy policy. You can also key-in "cookies" in the "help" rubric of your browser to access the parameter instructions.

For information on how to manage cookies on your mobile device browser you will need to refer to your handset manual.

For additional information on cookies, including the way cookies are installed and how you can manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.